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Thompson Historical Society, Thompson, CT

Soliciting Bids for Ellen Larned Memorial Building Roof Restoration and Repair Project

The Thompson Historical Society of Thompson, CT is seeking sealed bids for the Ellen Larned Memorial (ELM) Building Roof Restoration and Repair Project, located at 339 Thompson Road, Thompson, CT. All bids must be submitted to: ELM Building Roof Restoration Project, Attention: Renee Waldron, Town Clerk, Town of Thompson, 815 Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255 no later than May 1, 2018, 4:00 PM.

The project requires a specialized roofing contractor for the removal, repair and restoration of the historic 1902 Spanish-tile roof. Details of the project includes, but are not limited to; installing appropriate staging in order to remove and secure undamaged tiles; repairing damage or rotted sub-roofing; sheathing the roof with specified materials; replace damaged tiles with age-appropriate replacements from an pre-approved source; repairing/replacing rotted or damage fascia and other trim; flashing all valleys, hips, sidewalls and ridges; painting where necessary, etc.

Bid specification packages are available by contacting Joe Lindley at: 860-928-5527 or joelindley119@hotmail.com. Hard copy packages are available for $10.00, PDFs of the package will be sent via Email free of charge. Makes checks payable to: THS, PO Box 47, Thompson, CT 06277.

Partial funding for this project is provided by Connecticut’s Historic Restoration Fund. All work must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and be approved by the State Historic Preservation Office.

The bidder must provide certificate of insurance, naming the Thompson Historical Society and the State of CT as A.T.I.M.A., provide signed copies of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) form, and provide appropriate bonding.

Mandatory pre-bid site visit will occur April 18, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. No bidder may withdraw bid for a period of 60 days. Bidder must provide three (3) references and pictures of similar projects.

Note: This project is supported by the State of CT Department of Economic and Community Development, State Historic Preservation Office. Thompson Historical Society is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to apply. Bidders must provide two signed copies of their proposal and required paperwork.